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August 2019 Horror Releases

Just speaking from almost 4 years of experience on #bookstagram (dedicated bookish accounts and posts on the social app, Instagram) readers are starting to collect books for their Fall/Winter TBR. This is often the season where people dabble in the horror genre so I'm going to start rounding up each month's horror releases in an attempt to help people make some good, horror choices. 

First up are two of my recommendations:

THE FEARING- John F. D. Taff

Book One: Fire & Rain is already out and you can read that now! Buy it! 

Book Two: Water & Wind is ready for preorder with a release date of Aug. 20th

Sing Your Sadness Deep-

Laura Mauro

British Fantasy Award-winning author, and Shirley Jackson Award finalist Laura Mauro, a leading voice in contemporary dark fiction, delivers a remarkable debut collection of startling short fiction. Human and humane tales of beauty, strangeness, and transformation told in prose as precise and sparing as a surgeon’s knife. A major new talent!

Undertow Publishing

Tales From The Crust: An Anthology of Pizza Horror



Edited by David James Keaton and Max Booth III

Release Date: August 27, 2019

Paperback Cover Art by George Cotronis

Special Delivery Edition Cover Art by Lori Michelle

A Killing Fire- Faye Snowden

Flame Tree Press

As a child forced to witness her father’s crimes, homicide detective Raven Burns dedicates every waking moment to prove that she is not her father’s child. But when she shoots a suspect who has what turns out to be an unloaded weapon, Raven finds that she must confront both the demons of her past and the stains on her soul in order to stop a killer.

Hellfire- JG Faherty

Flame Tree Press

When Eddie Ryder is burned alive by fellow members of the Hell Riders motorcycle gang for ratting on them, he vows revenge with his dying breath. He returns as a ghost and launches a campaign of vengeance that leaves bodies and the police in

its wake. Only Eddie’s younger brother, Carson, and the police chief’s daughter, Ellie, know how to stop him.

River of Souls- T. L. Bodine

Trepidatio Pub/JournalStone

A gripping thriller that can’t be set down, River of Souls takes you to the dark and twisted places of life and of death, while finding normalcy among the undead and the trials of life and family that wind through it all.

—Eric J. Guignard, Bram Stoker Award®-winning author of That Which Grows Wild

And Cannot Come Back Again: Tales of Childhood, Regret, and Innocence Lost

Simon Bestwick

ChiZine Pub

Behold the Undead of Dracula: Lurid Tales of Cinematic Gothic Horror will debut at Necronomicon 2019 in Providence, RI August 22-25 at the Muzzleland Press table in the vendors’ room!

For those not attending the conference, copies (and an ebook version) will be available online shortly after.

Black Rainbow

an anthology of LGBTQIA horror

releases August 9,  From NHM Publishing

And more August Horror Titles!


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